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Listed below are the last 100 news headlines posted to The Network of Care for Seniors & People with Disabilities. You can also use the search box to find archived news headlines by keyword.

Can we rise to the occasion and help with crisis of loneliness in nursing homes?
Intelligencer Journal
10/28/2020

Connecticut orders mandatory testing of all nursing home staff in hopes of staving off outbreaks, deaths as COVID-19 cases climb
Hartford Courant
10/28/2020

Texas reverses rule that allowed social workers to turn away LGBTQ clients, people with disabilities
The New York Daily News
10/28/2020

Princess to get $250,000 upgrade to comply with Disabilities Act
Decatur Daily
10/28/2020

Developmental Disabilities of Clark County announce winners of Golden Leaf Awards
Springfield News-Sun
10/28/2020

Local nursing homes offer webinar on senior depression
Enumclaw Courier-Herald
10/27/2020

Residents at Tunkhannock nursing home test positive for COVID-19
Times-Tribune
10/27/2020

Man accused of planning sexual assault at River North hotel so he could sue has a history of falsely claiming he’s paraplegic in lawsuits, prosecutors say
Chicago Tribune
10/27/2020

San Diego will pay $425K to partial paraplegic city engineer in disability, ethnic discrimination case
San Diego Union-Tribune
10/27/2020

Making the most of Medicare changes in 2021
Niagara Gazette
10/26/2020

Non Winnebago County residents welcome at River Bluff nursing home
Rockford Register Star
10/26/2020

Advocates: Pre-existing issues key in nursing home outbreaks
Topeka Capital Journal
10/25/2020

Indoor visits at long-term care facilities spotty despite new state guidelines
The Blade
10/25/2020

Southwestern Illinois nursing homes, care centers add 129 new COVID cases in past week
Belleville News-Democrat
10/25/2020

'Work with the disability community': Advocates call for better police training
New Haven Register
10/25/2020

Porter County sees surge of cases; nursing home facilities see increase in death toll, officials say
Times
10/24/2020

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Greensboro nursing home, state officials say
News & Record
10/24/2020

Gordon and McFarlin vie for City Ward 5 seat
Press-Republican
10/24/2020

Jon Lender: Late payments by state anger licensees who open their homes to people with intellectual disabilities: ‘It’s disrespect’
Hartford Courant
10/24/2020

Sauk Valley reports 115 new COVID-19 cases Friday, outbreak at Dixon nursing home
Daily Gazette
10/24/2020

1 in 5 Kansas nursing homes had a staffer test positive for COVID last week, report says
Wichita Eagle
10/23/2020

Federal 'strike team' sent to Williamsville nursing home as 61 residents test positive for Covid-19
Buffalo News
10/23/2020

Come back
NJBIZ
10/23/2020

ABLE accounts can help people with disabilities create a secure future. Connecticut finally created one.
Hartford Courant
10/23/2020

Schools report additional COVID-19 infections; local nursing home suspends public visits
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
10/22/2020

Health Department limits nursing home visits
Washington Times-Herald
10/22/2020

Class action lawsuit filed on behalf of BVSD special education students
Daily Camera
10/22/2020

Patient, nutritionist agree: Healthy eating, balanced diet important during cancer treatments
Carroll County Times
10/22/2020

DeSantis relaxes rules on nursing homes to allow children, extended family visits
Orlando Sentinel
10/22/2020

Pandemic throws wrinkles into Medicare Advantage planning
Buffalo News
10/22/2020

Groton nursing home struggling with COVID-19 outbreak
The Day
10/21/2020

Opinion: New ethics rule allowing discrimination puts disabled and LGBTQ Texans at risk
Austin American-Statesman
10/21/2020

Embrace Wellness: Cancer patients undergoing treatment see benefits from exercise, nutrition education
Carroll County Times
10/21/2020

Westland nursing home workers: Strike ends after contract deal reached
The Detroit News
10/21/2020

Pennsylvania Senate passes bill that would allow limited nursing home visitation
Reading Eagle
10/21/2020

Old Saybrook police Facebook page goes dark amid 'defaming' posts, chief says
New Haven Register
10/21/2020

Ten residents die from COVID-19 outbreak at nursing home facility in Norton, Kansas
Kansas City Star
10/20/2020

The Pa. voters campaigns are overlooking
Philadelphia Inquirer
10/20/2020

Ellie Rushing: 1 in 6 Pennsylvania voters has a disability. Why don't candidates campaign for their support?
Philadelphia Inquirer
10/20/2020

Fact-check: Is New York ’No. 46 out of 50’ in COVID-19 nursing home deaths?
Austin American-Statesman
10/20/2020

Reading School District special education teachers make house calls when virtual teaching isn't enough
Reading Eagle
10/20/2020

Loved ones thrilled with easing of nursing home visitation rules
Free Press
10/19/2020

Naomi Ishisaka: How accessibility for all could make the world better after COVID-19
Seattle Times
10/19/2020

Nursing home, assisted-living officials fear new wave of COVID-19
Albany Herald
10/19/2020

COVID-19 outbreak at nursing home
Richmond County Daily Journal
10/19/2020

Alexis Krell: Families, caregivers oppose DSHS budget cuts that could take help away from 20,000
News Tribune
10/19/2020

Families struggle with visitor limits at nursing homes
Dayton Daily News
10/18/2020

Unprepared: Lapses in planning, communication and safety left Connecticut’s nursing homes exposed when the coronavirus pandemic struck in force
Hartford Courant
10/18/2020

Southwestern Illinois nursing homes, care centers add 52 new COVID cases in past week
Belleville News-Democrat
10/18/2020

Connecting through innovation Annapolis nursing homes and assisted living facilities promise change with the pandemic
Capital
10/17/2020

Two nursing homes in Guilford County report COVID-19 outbreaks, state officials say
News & Record
10/17/2020

Letter: Price Johnson there for people with disabilities
Whidbey News-Times
10/17/2020

Butler County nursing home faces $1 million in unexpected coronavirus expenses
Hamilton Journal News
10/16/2020

Three employees accused of negligence after 89-year-old woman found dead outside Colorado Springs nursing home
The Gazette
10/16/2020

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Forks Forum
10/16/2020

COVID inspection finds southwest IL nursing home's residents were in 'immediate jeopardy'
Belleville News-Democrat
10/16/2020

After 25 years at helm, Cedarcrest CEO announces retirement
Keene Sentinel
10/16/2020

'When I am up I am very up': Life with bipolar disorder
Herald Democrat
10/16/2020

Covid-19 cluster at Allegany County nursing home includes two deaths
Buffalo News
10/15/2020

Alamance sees 10th and 11th nursing home outbreaks
Times-News
10/15/2020

She fought breast cancer and won; now Jacksonville YMCA trainer is fighting for research
Florida Times-Union
10/15/2020

Park Ridge-based Avenues to Independence, serving people with disabilities, names new president
Pioneer Press Newspapers
10/15/2020

Lawmakers OK bills to extend unemployment, change nursing home policy
The Detroit News
10/15/2020

Update: West Baltimore nursing home continues to beat COVID-19 | COMMENTARY
Baltimore Sun
10/14/2020

New Gracedale coronavirus cases leads Northampton County to close nursing home to visitors, executive says
Morning Call
10/14/2020

North Dakota fair housing group reports uptick in discrimination based on disability
Grand Forks Herald
10/14/2020

Portland woman advocating, educating as stage four breast cancer patient
Sentinel-Standard
10/13/2020

National Guard called in to help contain COVID outbreak at Minn. nursing home
Star Tribune
10/13/2020

South of Downtown community rallies to support Lincoln restaurant owner after prostate surgery
The Lincoln Journal Star
10/13/2020

High Hope opens larger facility in Kirksville
Kirksville Daily Express
10/13/2020

New Mexico State University to host Kitchen Creations diabetes cooking classes
Deming Headlight
10/13/2020

Indoor visitations can resume at nursing homes starting today
Springfield News-Sun
10/12/2020

October the month to recognize contributions of citizens with disabilities
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
10/12/2020

Volunteerism, working brings purpose to those with disabilities
Herald Democrat
10/12/2020

'Constant stress and worry' Program for people with disabilities on brink of collapse
Lexington Herald-Leader
10/12/2020

Pandemic of isolation
Topeka Capital Journal
10/11/2020

Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo reserves time during COVID-19 for visitors with disabilities who can't wear masks
Seattle Times
10/11/2020

Thousands of Bay Area seniors left scrambling as financial woes strike Medicare Advantage plan
San Jose Mercury News
10/11/2020

Southwestern Illinois nursing homes, care centers add 86 new COVID cases in past week
Belleville News-Democrat
10/11/2020

Visitation logs, face masks among rules for indoor nursing home visits
Hamilton Journal News
10/10/2020

Pro bono law firm named in discrimination complaint Discrimination cited by 3 fired legal aid attorneys
Maryland Gazette
10/10/2020

Minneapolis man creates Facebook page to inform others with disabilities about how to vote
Star Tribune
10/10/2020

Visitation logs, face masks among guidelines for indoor nursing home visits
Springfield News-Sun
10/9/2020

Why Nevada halted the use of rapid coronavirus tests in nursing homes
Las Vegas Sun
10/9/2020

Alzheimer's Association Virtual Resource Fair
Greensburg Daily News
10/9/2020

Newsweek again names The Glen at Willow Valley state's best nursing home
Intelligencer Journal
10/8/2020

Kansas nursing homes now have a COVID metric. It's used as a guide for testing staff
Wichita Eagle
10/8/2020

Texoma kicks off National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Herald Democrat
10/8/2020

October is NDEAM
Herald Democrat
10/8/2020

Mount Carroll nursing home reports coronavirus outbreak
Daily Gazette
10/8/2020

Massachusetts nursing home staff to face flu-shot requirement
Boston Herald
10/7/2020

COVID-19 patients at Baxter Springs nursing home considered recovered
Joplin Globe
10/7/2020

Some Harford teachers, set to return to classroom next week, allowed to continue telework under ADA
The Aegis
10/7/2020

Ugg and Zappos release new line of footwear designed for people with disabilities
Patriot-News
10/7/2020

‘The isolation is killing them’: Nursing home residents need visitors despite pandemic, Pa. group says
Patriot-News
10/6/2020

South Hutch nursing home up to 40 COVID-19 cases
The Hutchinson News
10/6/2020

Council talks Handi-Transit changes
The Brandon Sun
10/6/2020

The Arc challenges stereotypes, expands role in community aid
Register-Guard
10/6/2020

Alzheimer's Association hosts Virtual Resource Fair
Times
10/6/2020

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Oskaloosa nursing home
The Oskaloosa Herald
10/6/2020